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January 2020

NULab Grant Recipients Lightning Talks

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Wednesday, January 22nd at 12–1pm in the Digital Scholarship Commons (211 Snell) for a special session of DH Open Office Hours (organized by the Digital Scholarship Group) in which recipients of NULab Seedling and Travel Grants will share their research projects and conference experiences in a round of lightning talks. In this session, Northeastern faculty and graduate students working in Digital Humanities and Computational Social Science will share their exciting work. This event will feature: Abbie…

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Suffrage Papers Transcribe-a-thon

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
422 Snell Library, 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States

To commemorate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, we are excited to announce a Transcribe-a-thon of the Library of Congress’s Collection hosted by the National Parks of Boston and DH Hub with the Digital Scholarship Group and NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. Please join us on Tuesday, January 28th from 12-2pm in 422 Snell Library at Northeastern University (360 Huntington Ave). RSVP at https://northeastern.libcal.com/event/6302752 by January 24th. A light lunch of pizza, assorted snacks, and beverages…

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February 2020

Misinformation Speaker Series: David G. Rand, Sloan School, MIT

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wexner 434, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join us for a talk by David G. Rand, Associate Professor of Management Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Speaker Bio: David G. Rand is the Erwin H. Schell Professor and an Associate Professor of Management Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT Sloan, and the Director of…

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NULab Grant Recipients Lightning Talks

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Wednesday, February 5th at 12–1pm in the Digital Scholarship Commons (211 Snell) for a special session of DH Open Office Hours (organized by the Digital Scholarship Group) in which recipients of NULab Seedling and Travel Grants will share their research projects and conference experiences in a round of lightning talks. In this session, Northeastern faculty and graduate students working in Digital Humanities and Computational Social Science will share their exciting work. This event will feature: Cara…

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Andrew Guess, Princeton University

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wexner 434, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join us for a talk by Andrew Guess, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Speaker Bio:  Andrew Guess (Ph.D. Columbia University) is an assistant professor of politics and public affairs at Princeton University. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of political communication, public opinion,…

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Douglass Day 2020

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Wednesday, February 12th at 12–1:30pm for Douglass Day, a transcribe-a-thon celebrating the life and birthday of Frederick Douglass. This event is co-hosted by the NULab and Digital Scholarship Group, with the Women Writers Project. This event connects with the national Douglass Day, an annual celebration organized, in part, by The Colored Conventions Project, with local events happening across the country. More information about this year’s national Douglass Day can be found here: http://coloredconventions.org/hbd. Although Douglass was…

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Visiting Speaker: Dariusz Jemielniak

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
440 Curry Student Center, Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Join us on Wednesday, February 19th at 1–2:30 pm in 440 Curry Student Center for an exciting talk by NULab visiting speaker, Dariusz Jemielniak (Kozminski University): “Collaborative society: how technology amplifies on natural cooperative tendencies." Dariusz Jemielniak is a Professor of Organization Studies at Kozminski University and chair of the Management in Networked and Digital Societies department (MINDS). He is also a Berkman Center for Internet and Society fellow at Harvard University and a visiting scholar at the Center for…

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Speed Data-ing 2020

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
440 Curry Student Center, Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Tuesday, February 24th from 1:30–3pm in 440 Curry Student Center for our fourth annual Speed Data-ing event celebrating data and research projects in round-robin lightning talks. More information to come!

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Yochai Benkler, Harvard Law School

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wexner 434, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join us for a talk by Yochai Benkler, Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Professor for Entrepreneurial Legal Studies, Harvard Law School. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy. Speaker Bio: Yochai Benkler is the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, and faculty co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.…

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March 2020

Visiting Speaker: Jennifer Pan

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
11th Floor, 177 Huntington, 177 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Tuesday, March 10th at 12–1pm at 177 Huntington Ave (11th floor) for an exciting talk from NULab visiting speaker, Jennifer Pan (Stanford University): "You Won’t Believe How the Chinese Government Uses Clickbait!" Abstract: There is a growing consensus that political propaganda in the age of mass media worked, shaping attitudes and behaviors in favor of governments by suppressing alternative media sources and dominating public attention. What happens to political propaganda in the age of digital media?…

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Young Mie Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wexner 434, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join us for a talk by Young Mie Kim, Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at University of Wisconsin-Madison. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Speaker Bio: Young Mie Kim is a Professor of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a Faculty Affiliate of the Department of Political Science. Kim is an Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Kim’s research…

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Visiting Speakers: Lauren Klein and Catherine D’Ignazio

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Snell Library (Room 90, Basement), 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Wednesday, March 11th at 12–1:30pm in 90 Snell Library for an exciting discussion with NULab visiting speakers, Lauren Klein (Emory University) and Catherine D’Ignazio (MIT). Klein and D’Ignazio will be discussing their forthcoming book, Data Feminism (2020). Lauren Klein is an Associate Professor in the English and Quantitative Theory and Methods Departments at Emory University and the Director of the Digital Humanities Lab. Her research explores the intersections of history, race, and data science. Her two…

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Computation + Journalism Pre-Conference Event

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
102 Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex, 805 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02120 United States

Join us for a pre-conference event on Thursday, March 19th at 3–7pm in 102 ISEC for the 2020 Computation + Journalism Symposium. This symposium explores the interface between data and computer science and journalism in research, practice, and technology, emphasizing the year communication of uncertainty.  More details about the C+J Symposium, including information about registration, can be found here: https://cj2020.northeastern.edu/ Full information on the pre-conference event will be available soon.

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NULab Spring Conference 2020

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Snell Library (Room 90, Basement), 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Please join us for the fourth annual NULab Spring Conference on Friday, March 27th from 9:30am–5pm in 90 Snell Library. This year’s conference features talks on our theme, “Technologies of Democracy.” This event will include research presentations from NULab faculty and graduate students, and a keynote address by Professor Patricia J. Williams, Northeastern University. More information to come!

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Visiting Speaker: Oliver Ayers

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
342 Curry Student Center, 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Tuesday, March 31st at 11am–12pm in 434 Curry Student Center for an exciting talk with NULab visiting speaker, Oliver Ayers (New College of the Humanities London): “Mapping Black London in World War II.” Oliver Ayers is a Senior Lecturer in History at the New College of the Humanities in London. Before joining NCH, he was a Lecturer of American History at the University of Kent. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and…

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April 2020

NULab Fellows Research Presentations

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Please join us on Tuesday, April 7th at 11am–12pm in the Digital Scholarship Commons for presentations from this year’s NULab Graduate Fellows on their research projects. More information to come!

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Natalie Jomini Stroud, University of Texas at Austin

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wexner 434, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join us for a talk by Natalie Jomini Stroud, Professor, Department of Communication Studies and School of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin. Co-sponsored with the Department of Communication Studies and the Shorenstein Center. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy. Speaker Bio: Natalie (Talia) Jomini Stroud (Ph.D., Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania) is a Professor in the Department…

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